| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Carolyn Jacobi's broad-brimmed hat and cape stood out bright red against a gray afternoon recently at Rosa Bonheur Memorial Park in Elkridge, a combined pet and human cemetery, the latest stop in her 18-year national crusade for the buried dead and...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:27 PM
If you don't think TV is in the midst of revolutionary change, go to Amazon.com this weekend and instead of buying a book or baby food, take a look at the online giant's original production of "Alpha House."
It's a political satire written and...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:18 AM
A Harford County Circuit Court judge has overturned the Aberdeen Ethics Commission's ruling against city Mayor Mike Bennett that had called into question his trip to Georgia to promote the IronBirds baseball team.
Judge Stephen Waldron called the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The Laurel Board of Election Supervisors Monday night unanimously voted to extend the submission deadline of financial disclosure forms for the three challengers in the Laurel City Council election after the Ethics Commission found the submissions...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:40 PM
All three challengers in the Laurel City Council race required to resubmit campaign forms have done so before the extended deadline of 5 p.m. Thursday, according to clerk of the City Council Kimberly Rau.
Ward 1 challenger John Smith, Ward 2...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:03 AM
The Laurel City Council's monthly work session scheduled for Oct. 2 has been changed to Wednesday, Oct. 9 to accommodate a special meeting of the Laurel Ethics Commission, city officials announced today.
The Ethics Commission will meet Wednesday, Oct. 2...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
State Sen. Ulysses Currie, who was censured by by his peers in 2012 over an ethics scandal, has drawn an opponent to his 2014 re-election from within his district delegation.
Del. Melony G. Griffith, a four-term lawmaker, said Wednesday that she will...
| Mar 27, 2013
We're still legislating and regulating private morality, while at the same time ignoring the much larger crisis of public morality in America.
In recent weeks, Republican state legislators have decided to thwart the Supreme Court's 1973 decision in...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:19 PM
A visiting Circuit Court judge from Baltimore County dismissed a motion Wednesday to suppress evidence in a case against a Jarrettsville woman who is accused of bestiality, ensuring the case will likely go to trial.
Judge Robert Dugan also reluctantly...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Del. Joseph F. Vallario Jr., the Prince George's County Democrat who chairs the House Judiciary Committee, is the frequent target of accusations that his public role and private interests conflict. That criticism usually boils down to a disagreement...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In the world of the ninja, the Elrod family is an impressive force.
Julie and Ron Elrod are black belts who travel to Japan annually to study their craft with Soke Hatsumi, the 34th-generation ninjutsu grandmaster. Their children, 21-year-old Kami and...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Josh Pons, president of the Maryland Horse Breeders Association and a two-time Eclipse Award winning writer, shares his remarks delivered at Monday's funeral in Havre de Grace for his fellow horseman and Harford County resident Allen Murray.